For updating the students pursuing PG/ Degree courses in Geoscience, Mining, Metallurgy, Materials Science and Mineral Engineering about the latest developments in respective disciplines, SGAT has been organising MINERAL DEVELOPMENT AWARENESS AND QUIZ PROGRAMME (MDAP) on annual basis.

During 2018 the MDAP was conducted in Joda Valley Club of Tata Steel in Keonjhar district, Odisa from 24th to 26th August, 2018. The programme was attended by srudents of the following institutions.

  1. Department of Mining Engineering, AKS University, Satna
  2. Department of Geology, DD Autonomous College, Keonjhargarh
  3. Department of mining Engineering, Govt. College of Engineering, Keonjhar
  4. Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Govt. College of Engineering, Keonjhar
  5. Department of Mining Engineering, IIEST, Shibpur
  6. Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT, Kharagpur
  7. Department of Mining Engineering, IIT, Kharagpur
  8. Department of Geology and Geophysics, IIT, Kharagpur,
  9. Department of Mining Engineering, University college of Engineering, Kothagudem
  10. Department of Mining Engineering, IIT (ISM), Dhanbad
  11. Department of Mining Engineering, NIT, Raipur
  12. Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, NIT, Rourkela
  13. Department of Geology, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack
  14. PG Department of Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
  15. Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IGIT, Sarang
  16. Department of Earth Sciences, Sambalpur University
  17. Department of Geological Sciences, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  18. Department of Geology, Khallikote (Autonomous) College, Berhampur
  19. Department of Geology, Presidency University, Kolkata

Department of Mining Engineering, NIT, Raipur, represented by Ankit Sharma and Suyash Sinha was adjudged the best team of the event.

The programme was sponsored by Tata Steel and was supported by Steel & Mines Department, Govt. of Odisha, Rungta Mines Ltd., Tata Sponge Iron Ltd., Essel Mining & Industries Ltd. and MGM Minerals Ltd.

Click here to watch the video of MDAP 2018.